Our Team

Since 2000, leaders and their teams have profited from our trainings, coaching, and team building programs. Fortune 1000 companies, start-ups, governmental agencies, universities, and non-profit’s have all utilized our customized, state-of-the-art programs. Leaders, their people and their teams from healthcare, manufacturing, technology, financial services, luxury retail sales, and federal and state government uniformly recommend us as a key resource to improved organizational effectiveness.

FOUNDER

AUDREY SLOOFMAN, MSOD
With over two decades of Organizational Development and Learning & Development experience, Audrey and her colleagues have trained and coached thousands of managers, leaders and staff around the globe. As a VP and Director in two rapidly growing organizations, Audrey works strategically, operationally, and collaboratively with her executive partners, peer and reporting teams. She hires, trains and manages expanding teams helping these organizations effectively accommodate the new demands to the business. With her Master’s degree in Organization Development Audrey focuses on Leadership and Teams, with special attention on women in the work environment.

As adjunct faculty, she has taught leadership classes and coached executives at University of Missouri and Mercy college. In addition, Audrey has a Certificate in Applied Research and Application from the Applied Neuroscience Institute in California. She brings her neuroscience knowledge and insights to enhance her clients’ successes. She is also trained in Gestalt Psychotherapy and as a Master Hypnotherapist.

Ms. Sloofman, has been a keynote speaker at several international conferences, where she has taught master classes in leadership and coaching. Twice she has been awarded the Manchester’s Who’s Who in Business and Management. She has appeared on The Today Show and numerous local and national TV and radio shows and has served as a board member of ASTD (now known as The Association for Talent Development).

ASSOCIATES

LARRY LIBERTY, Ph.D.

Senior Consultant

Larry is a world-renowned keynote speaker, educator, and organizational effectiveness consultant.  The author of three books on Leadership he works with corporations and organizations around the world.  His work with NASA helped create the foundational approach to creating High Performance Teams for the International Space Station.  Larry is an Executive coach to many top leaders and works with cross-cultural and multi-cultural teams.

KATHY POENHERT, M.Ed. Psych., PCC
Senior Consultant

Kathy is a Professionally Credentialed Coach and “Positivologist” with over 30 years of experience training and supporting leaders in many industries, including Financial Services, Public Relations, Health Care, Marketing, Law, Banking and many more.  As an Executive coach for Deloitte, she was a member of the Career Connections team, coaching Senior Leaders on career and personal development issues.

Over the last decade, Kathy has facilitated discussions around values assessment and ethics as a Lead Trainer for the internationally accredited Coach Training Institute. She has supported coaches seeking their ICF (International Coach Federation) credential for the past 8 yearsas a Co-facilitator for a mentor program.   

An exceptional trainer, Kathy designed and delivered hundreds of corporate and non-profit workshops. She is the Executive Coaching Division Leader for The Non-Profit Help Desk in New York and has provided consulting services for Rutgers University.

Kathy is a curious, life-long learner, incorporating many powerful approaches in her coaching, and training, including Appreciative Inquiry, Neuro Linguistic Programming, Accelerated Learning, neuro-plasticity research, and Positive Psychology.   Recently, she received Certification in Applied Neuro-positive Research and Application from the Applied Neuroscience Institute in California.  She founded and co-hosted The Positivity Project -a comprehensive telesummit of world experts in the application of Positive Psychology leadership skills to personal and career development.
Kathy sees “Fun” as an important component of everything she does, and is dedicated to creating more personal and global optimism, happiness and positivity!

JANINE SCHINDLER  Senior Consultant